Why the AEC is not keen on laws putting it in charge of policing campaign lies

Miriam Webber
Updated April 14 2024 - 7:39pm, first published April 11 2024 - 5:30am

It would be a "mistake" to put the Australian Electoral Commission in charge of policing campaign lies, because it would "ruin neutrality", the agency's boss has said.

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Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

Public service and politics reporter

I report on the public service and politics for the Canberra Times. Reach me at miriam.webber@canberratimes.com.au

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